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This Week In Baseball: MLB Needs To Do More To Protect Fans

In the wake of last week’s broken bat incident in Fenway Park, the MLB needs to quickly install additional netting to protect fans.


PHOENIX, AZ - JUNE 07:  Curtis Granderson #3 of the New York Mets high fives teammates after hitting a solo home-run against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the fifth inning of the MLB game at Chase Field on June 7, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Mets Back DeGrom With 4 Homers In 6-3 Win Over Diamondbacks

Curtis Granderson hit two of New York’s three leadoff homers, Jacob deGrom struck out 10 in seven effective innings and the Mets bashed their way past the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-3 Sunday.


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You Can’t Win Your Fantasy Baseball League In June, But You Can Lose It

Summer is coming; the kids will be out of school soon if they aren’t already. This is not the time to forget about your fantasy baseball team. Sure, life gets busy, but the minute you let a transaction period go by unattended is the minute you lose your league. Staying on top of your roster all the time is key to winning your league, even if it becomes a challenge to find the time to manage your team.


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Coleman: Mets’ Collins Finds 6-Man Rotation Unmanageable

After basically one turn through the Mets’ new six-man rotation, manager Terry Collins had apparently seen and had enough.



Top 5 Wildest Sports Callers Of The Week: June 1st-June 5th

The Top 5 Sports Callers of the week is a weekly installment from CBS Local Sports that will bring you the wildest callers from across the nation.


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This Week In Baseball: Quarter Season Awards; Pace Of Play Update

A little over a quarter of the season has been played, which means it’s time to hand out some early season awards.


at Coliseum on May 31, 2015 in Oakland, California.

Chavez Shuts Down Yankees To Lead A’s To 3-0 Win

Jesse Chavez pitched eight impressive innings and Stephen Vogt hit a two-run homer to give the Oakland Athletics their first series win since the beginning of May with a 3-0 victory over the New York Yankees on Sunday.


NEW YORK, NY - MAY 31:  Bartolo Colon #40 of the New York Mets pitches against the Miami Marlins during their game at Citi Field on May 31, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Colon Becomes NL’s Top Winner, Mets Beat Miami

Bartolo Colon became the NL’s top winner this season, helping himself with an RBI double and getting a five-out save from closer Jeurys Familia to lead the New York Mets over the Miami Marlins 4-3 Sunday.



Mets Look To Fend Off Marlins Following Friday’s Loss

Amid a rough stretch of almost three weeks, the Miami Marlins will take anything positive to build on.


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Fantasy Baseball Season Is One-Third Over, So What Does Your Team Need To Win?

Two months into baseball season, and it’s time to assess what categories your fantasy team needs to improve—and win. On offense, you want to find players that can help your team batting average, for example, or move you up a few places in steals. For the pitching side, do you need more wins or saves? Figuring out now where the biggest gains are to be had in your league will make all the difference through the summer months.



Top 5 Wildest Sports Callers Of The Week: May 25th-May 29th

The Top 5 Sports Callers of the week is a weekly installment from CBS Local Sports that will bring you the wildest callers from across the nation.


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Yankees’ Girardi OK With Pitchers Using Substance For Grip

Joe Girardi’s endorsement of a rule change was supported by Royals manager Ned Yost before the teams played at Yankee Stadium.


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This Week In Baseball: Umpires Have A Job To Do Too

“I don’t think 40,000 people came to see him ump tonight.”


during their game at Yankee Stadium on May 24, 2015 in New York City.

Rangers Beat Yanks 5-3 For New York’s 10th Loss In 11 games

Adam Rosales hit a two-run homer off Chris Capuano that bounced off the top of the left-field wall, Yovani Gallardo won for the second time since mid-April and the Texas Rangers sent the New York Yankees to their 10th loss in 11 games with a 5-2 victory Sunday night.


PITTSBURGH, PA - MAY 24:  Francisco Liriano #47 of the Pittsburgh Pirates walks back to the dugout in the second inning against the New York Mets during the game at PNC Park on May 24, 2015 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Liriano Strikes Out 12, Pirates Sweep Mets

Jonathon Niese (3-5) allowed four runs on seven hits and four walks in 4 2-3 innings.